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Ellen Westfall

Goalkeeper

Player profile

  • Hometown Worthington, Ohio
  • Last School Denison
  • Year Senior
  • Major Environmental Policy & Decision Making

Notable: 2018 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2018)

  • Played in seven games, starting two.
  • Made five saves for the Buckeyes and played in two shut-outs.
  • Registered two saves in the 3-2 overtime win over Louisville.

AS A JUNIOR(2017)
• Did not compete.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Played goalie at Thomas Worthington High School for four years.
• Starting goalie as a freshman in 2012 and helped Thomas Worthington win a state title.
• Served as team captain and was named Most Valuable Player as a senior.
• Named to the OHSAA All-State teams in 2013 and 2014.
• NFHCA High Scholl All-America selection in 2014.
• AAU Junior Olympics selection in 2012.
• Three-time National Futures Championship selection.
• Named NCAA Player of the Week in the fall of 2016 while playing for Denison University.

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Jae Westfall and Deanna Lear
• Has a twin brother (Ian)
• Majoring in environmental policy and decision making
• Has aspirations of pursuing environmental law, environmental consulting or regional planning after graduation
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as making a crucial save in a close game